Starting your own business or managing someone else’s takes tremendous effort and skill. The business can be as simple as a group of peers mowing lawns, or as complex as a microloan establishment for a developing countries. You can create Internet projects such as a website, or develop an application for different systems. If you are artistic or have invented something, selling and marketing it is always a great way to show that you not only have the artistic skills, but entrepreneurial insight. The goal here is not to make the most money, but to learn management skills through experience by running your own business.
These are some programs that are popular among high school students. This is by no means an exhaustive list of nationally recognized programs. Boy’s/Girls States